GOP sex pest Matt Gaetz hit with NEW allegations

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Former Trump aide accuses Matt Gaetz of groping her

In her new book Enough, Cassidy Hutchinson alleges that the repulsive congressman and accused child sex trafficker from Florida groped her on two separate occasions. In one incredibly cringeworthy encounter, Gaetz apparently brushed his thumb across her chin and said, “Has anyone ever told you you’re a national treasure?” Nope. Not creepy at all, Matt.

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VIDEO OF THE DAY: Trump descends into utter confusion on stage

The media has been so fixated on President Biden’s age that they’ve completely overlooked the increasingly apparent signs that the serially indicted, disgraced ex-president is in a state of mental decline — which, to be fair, isn’t saying much given his baseline cognitive abilities. Case in point? During a recent campaign stop in South Carolina, Trump claimed that — why not — Jeb Bush “got us into the Middle East.” If Biden had said this, we’d be pummeled with wall-to-wall coverage on TV.

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Open Democracy exposes MAGA plot to steal 2024 election

Open Democracy PAC: MAGA extremists know they can’t win the election fair and square — which is why they’re enacting a devious plan to put their specially chosen stooges in key battleground state positions, like the County Commissioner in Bucks County, PA, in order to overturn the election on behalf of Donald Trump. The Open Democracy PAC is fighting back to make sure they don’t succeed, but they’ll need your help. Will you chip in to help protect our democracy from the latest MAGA election steal plot?


Trump melts down over Pennsylvania’s new automatic voter registration
Tacitly admitting that democracy itself is a problem for the Republican Party, the third-rate con man attacked Democratic Gov. Josh Shapiro for his widely celebrated implementation of automatic voter registration in the battleground state. According to Trump, making it easier for Americans to vote will be a “disaster” for Republicans generally and him specifically. That sure sounds like a great reason to roll it out in every state!

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John Fetterman plans to return donation tied to Bob Menendez “in envelopes stuffed with $100 bills,” spokesman says
The rising Democratic star trolled his embattled Senate co-worker by vowing to return campaign donations from Sen. Menendez — who has been indicted on damning bribery charges — in particularly poetic fashion. This is exactly what we need from prominent Democrats. A tip of the hat to due process, of course, but should the charges stick there can be no place for bad actors like Menendez in the Democratic Party.

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Trump unironically demands all Senate Democrats resign over Bob Menendez scandal

The serially indicted, disgraced ex-president called for the removal of ALL Senate Democrats from office for the crime of apparently knowing what was going on with the embattled New Jersey senator. The bloviating sex pest’s hot take on the unfolding Menendez scandal is a marked difference from his response to his own slew of 91 criminal charges and counting. Funny how that works.

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Kyrsten Sinema pitches donors on a “path to victory” in Arizona by courting Republicans
According to leaked documents from her team, the turncoat senator who is now officially “independent” knows that she won’t be able to trick enough Democrats into voting for her this time around to win reelection. Instead, she intends to focus her efforts on attracting Republican voters. Given the overtly fascist ideology of the GOP these days, one shudders to think what nightmarish rhetoric she intends to trot out on the campaign trail to accomplish such a feat. Suffice to say, the voters of Arizona would be wise to expel her from politics for good and elect Democratic Rep. Ruben Gallego to replace her.


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Boebert’s challenger now poised to UNSEAT her in upcoming election

No Lie with Brian Tyler Cohen: Brian interviews the Democrat running for Lauren Boebert’s seat in Colorado, Adam Frisch, about her Beetlejuice scandal and how he plans on winning what was the closest race of 2022.


Florida school district orders librarians to purge ALL books with LGBTQ characters
The effects of Ron DeSantis’ disastrous “Don’t Say Gay” law enacted last year are coming into full focus, as librarians in Charlotte County, Florida, were forced to remove ALL books with any LGBTQ+ characters or themes from K-12 school library shelves. Republicans will not stop until queer culture is banished from society entirely, folks. Erasure is the end game here.


Trump tried to buy Glock handgun with his face on it during campaign stop, was prohibited because he’s under indictment
Yeah, you can’t be doing that, Donnie.


Jewish Leaders and rabbis call out Elon Musk for spreading “overt antisemitism”
If it swims like a duck, quacks like a duck, and anti-Semites like a duck…


Conservative activist uses Civil War-era law to challenge US corporate diversity
In a sickeningly ironic move, the anti-affirmative action “activist” behind the successful Supreme Court challenge to race-conscious college admissions policies is now trying to use a Civil War-era law — designed to protect formerly enslaved Black people from racial bias — to dismantle American corporate diversity programs. Why is this utterly unsurprising?


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Matt Gaetz publicly screws over Republicans on TV

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VIDEO OF THE DAY: Matt Gaetz publicly screws over his OWN party

The Florida sleazebag and perpetual thorn in Kevin McCarthy’s side publicly acknowledged on camera that Democrats have played no role in the imminent federal government shutdown, placing the blame squarely at his own party’s feet. “All we’ve gotten are lies, and broken promises, and failure, and shutdowns. And while that may be Kevin McCarthy’s legacy, it will not be mine,” Gaetz said. And there you have it. The Republican Party is wholly unable to govern and will deserve full credit for a shutdown they seem hellbent on making happen.

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Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene mercilessly mocked, slammed for Jewish holiday snafu
Okay, okay. So it sure looks like the anti-Semitic QAnon congresswoman haphazardly tacked on a Hanukkah menorah to her performative Yom Kippur post wishing Jews — whom she has regularly disparaged in the past — a solemn and meaningful fast on this most holy of days, but hear us out. What if that wasn’t a menorah, but rather the fabled Jewish space laser, designed to obliterate sins with impeccable precision? Bet you never considered that, huh?

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Extremist politicians are passing a new era of Jim Crow laws

Southern Poverty Law Center: Black people’s voting rights are under siege in the Deep South as a wave of undemocratic and deeply racist laws seek to drag America back to the bad old days. The Southern Poverty Law Center is at the forefront of the legal battles to protect the rights of EVERY American to vote, but they need your help. Will you chip in to help them face injustice and fight back against the racist systems that continue harming our communities?


Republican vitriol against prosecutors may spur violence, ex-lawmakers warn
Reckless verbal attacks by the disgraced ex-president and his radical, right-wing allies against Georgia District Attorney Fani Willis and two other prosecutors are endangering prosecutorial independence and might spur acts of violence, ex-federal prosecutors AND ex-House Republicans warn. Uh, yeah. By design, we might add. It’s almost as if Trump and his MAGA goons learned nothing from their failed insurrection and, in fact, have been emboldened to ratchet up the crazy because Republicans in Congress chose not to hold them accountable for their treasonous, deadly actions before. Almost.


Trump threatens to open “treason” probe into MSNBC parent if re-elected
The serially indicted, disgraced con man called for a “treason” investigation — whatever that means — into NBC News’ parent company, Comcast, apparently for the way it runs the moderately-left-of-center news network, MSNBC. “I say up front, openly, and proudly, that when I WIN the Presidency of the United States, they and others of the LameStream Media will be thoroughly scrutinized for their knowingly dishonest and corrupt coverage of people, things, and events,” Trump screeched. People, things, AND events?! This guy means business!

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WGA reaches “tentative” deal to end historic 146-day strike

Hollywood writers are poised to end their nearly five-month strike after reaching a tentative agreement with studios after five marathon days of renewed talks by negotiators for the Writers Guild of America (WGA) and an alliance of studios, streaming services, and production companies. The terms of the deal were not immediately announced, but the WGA called the deal “exceptional — with meaningful gains and protections for writers in every sector of the membership.” Solidarity forever!

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AOC joins calls for Bob Menendez to resign from Senate over corruption charges
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has joined the chorus of calls for Bob Menendez to resign, after the embattled Democratic senator from New Jersey was charged in a brazen bribery scheme, having accepted literal gold bars, a Mercedes-Benz, envelopes stuffed with cash, and other gifts in exchange for favors for the Egyptian government, according to prosecutors. “Consistency matters. It shouldn’t matter if it’s a Republican or a Democrat. The details in this indictment are extremely serious. They involve the nature of not just his but all of our seats in Congress,” Ocasio-Cortez said.


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Boebert’s challenger now poised to UNSEAT her in upcoming election

No Lie with Brian Tyler Cohen: Brian interviews the Democrat running for Lauren Boebert’s seat in Colorado, Adam Frisch, about her Beetlejuice scandal and how he plans on winning what was the closest race of 2022.


GOP donor wants his money back after gubernatorial candidate hires Trump goon Corey Lewandowski
John Odom, a major Republican donor, has been a top backer of Louisiana gubernatorial candidate Jeff Landry, having given $100,000 to his political operation. But now Landry, the state’s attorney general and frontrunner in the race, has done something that, for Odom, is unforgivable — he hired ex-Trump campaign manager and noted sex pest, Corey Lewandowski, who made unwanted sexual advances toward Odom’s then-wife, Trashelle Odom in 2021. Just another one of Trump’s “best people” doing what he does best, spreading misogyny and wreaking havoc across America.


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New Trump stunt punishable by immediate prison time

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VIDEO OF THE DAY: Trump hands judge excuse for pre-trial jail with bombshell witness-tampering post

The serially indicted, disgraced ex-president issued a not-so-thinly-veiled suggestion that outgoing Joint Chiefs Chair Mark Milley should be executed. Just another day in which the quadruple criminal defendant publicly threatened a potential witness — this time one who had direct, first-hand accounts of the events of Jan. 6, 2021. Only this time, it comes on the heels of a gag order explicitly barring Trump from making such threats, any violation of which “may result in the immediate issuance of a warrant for [his] arrest….punishable by up to ten years in prison.” Surely, this is just another case of Democrats weaponizing the DOJ to make Trump commit the stupidest crimes imaginable.

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With House Republicans in turmoil, colleagues implore radical right-wing holdouts not to shut down government
Working furiously to take control of a House in utter disarray, allies of feckless Speaker Kevin McCarthy implored their radical, right-wing colleagues to drop their delusional, self-defeating, hardline tactics and work together to approve literally any kind of budget plan to prevent a federal shutdown that would disrupt and devastate hundreds of thousands of American lives. Good luck with that. The chaos is the point with these clowns.

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Michigan Republicans elected an election denier as their new leader and she’s coming for our voting rights

Promote the Vote: Kristina Karamo is the new leader of Michigan’s GOP, and when it comes to attacks on truth and our rights, she’s giving Trump a run for his money. With no evidence, she claims there is illegal voting that cost her an election last year and blames “left-wing anarchists” for… well… everything. She has no business leading a major state party, and she is a threat to voting rights in Michigan and beyond. Fortunately, the group, Promote the Vote, is doing the work to ensure that our voting rights remain sacred and secure — but they can’t do it alone. Can you chip in a few bucks to ensure they have the resources to protect election integrity in the key swing state?


Writers strike negotiations hung up on language over AI, sources say
Hollywood writers and producers have made “major progress” in negotiations to end the historic strike that has gone on for 145 days, but a major sticking point has been language over the use of artificial intelligence. Writers are rightfully demanding protection against the possibility studios could use artificial intelligence to handle some writing duties and to cut them out of jobs, because where there’s a possibility there is DEFINITELY a way. Hold the line, folks!

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Peter Navarro calls women who worked in Trump White House “pimp ladies” in deranged tweet
In a totally normal, super classy tweet that will definitely age well, the recently convicted Trump lackey rushed to the defense of — why not — the lecherous Rudy Giuliani from sexual assault claims from former Trump officials. “Why would White House men — prez, vp, senior aide — EVER hire a woman after watching book pimps Cassiday [sic] Hutchinson, Alyssa Farah, Stephanie Grisham, Kayleigh McEnany, Olivia Troye throw mud at Donald Trump and Rudy Giuliani et. al. Pimp ladies be giving real MAGA WOMEN bad name,” Navarro concluded, in what should be a career-ending move, were the Republican Party not a festering cauldron of misogynistic, moral rot.

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Sen. Bob Menendez now has a primary challenger in New Jersey amid mounting calls for his resignation

Menendez, who is facing mounting pressure from fellow Democrats to resign after he was hit with a string of bribery charges in federal court, will now also have to contend with a primary challenge from Democratic Rep. Andy Kim, who tweeted, “Not something I expected to do, but NJ deserves better. We cannot jeopardize the Senate or compromise our integrity.” Everyone deserves their day in court, but just a reminder that upon returning from an unofficial-turned-sanctioned trip to Egypt in October 2021, Mendendez began googling “how much is one kilo of gold worth.” Turns out he had some spare bars laying around, which prosecutors allege he accepted as bribes in a scheme that aided the Egyptian government. Not a good look, Bob.


Ted Cruz thinks Democrats will “jettison Joe Biden and parachute in Michelle Obama” to run for president next summer
Okay, Flyin’ Ted. Whatever you say. But what’s with the all the airplane metaphors? Are you trying to remind everyone how you skipped town and ditched your constituents during a devastating Texas ice storm for a balmy weekend getaway in Cancun?


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McCarthy overlooks FATAL FLAW in his impeachment inquiry against Biden

No Lie with Brian Tyler Cohen: Big mistake.


A Black student was suspended for his hairstyle. Now his family is suing Texas officials
The family of Darryl George, a 17-year-old child who was suspended FOR FIVE DAYS because he dared to sport his natural hair style, has rightfully filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against Republican Gov. Greg Abbott and his crooked attorney general, Ken Paxton, alleging they failed to enforce a new law outlawing blatant, racist discrimination based on hairstyles. That anyone must be compelled to take legal action to defend their own existence in 2023 is morally reprehensible and a sign of how thoroughly woven into the American fabric racism is. Beyond embarrassing.


Nebraska woman gets two years in prison after giving abortion pills to teen daughter
Amid a wave of relentless, right-wing efforts to decimate abortion rights across the United States, a Nebraska judge on Friday sentenced Jessica Burgess to TWO YEARS in prison after helping her 17-year-old daughter terminate her unwanted pregnancy at 29 weeks and bury the remains in early 2022. Were reproductive rights sacrosanct and abortion care widely and rightly available, people who would not be forced into such unnecessary — and frankly dangerous — “self-care” scenarios. Yet another reminder for heartless, myopic Republicans that outlawing medical abortion won’t simply make abortion go away.


Former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson says Mark Meadows burned so many documents before leaving the Trump White House that the then-chief of staff’s wife complained about dry-cleaning bills to remove the “bonfire” smell
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AOC breaks her silence, TORCHES Lauren Boebert

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VIDEO OF THE DAY: AOC breaks her silence to torch Lauren Boebert

The porgressive superstar has bitten her tongue for days as one of her harshest, pettiest, most vindictive critics languished in an embarrassingly endless news cycle following her ejection from a theater in Denver for engaging in lewd sex acts in public. But after watching Fox News spend a week ignoring the incident and then actively work to rehabilitate Boebert, she couldn’t keep quiet – although she did manage to keep it classy. Warning: this clip depicts the epic take-down of right-wing hypocrisy.

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Biden to travel to Michigan next week to support UAW workers

In what is likely a first for any president, Joe Biden will walk side-by-side with striking autoworkers along the picket lines next Tuesday. The announcement comes after UAW boss Shawn Fain invited President Biden and blasted ex-grifter in chief Trump for his plans to use workers as props in a speech during the Republican debate.

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Corporate jagoffs have no place in Congress

Chris Deluzio for Congress: Rep. Deluzio represents one of the most critical swing districts in the country — in Western PA. He’s not shying away from holding big corporations accountable and standing up for the little guy who for too long has been ripped off by the rich and powerful. Republicans are coming for Chris but you can help send him back to Congress. Will you chip in to help get him re-elected?


Judge again strikes down California ban on high-capacity gun magazines
Consider this your daily reminder that the Republican Party, the NRA, and second amendment zealots from the Supreme Court on down have so utterly corrupted our country’s priorities that we cannot even manage a common-sense restriction on magazine size that would 100% without question save lives.

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Schumer preparing to outflank Kevin McCarthy and GOP on spending bill
With Kevin McCarthy’s Republican majority in the House determined to move from national embarrassment to kamikaze dive right into the broadside of our economy, the grownups in the Democratic-led upper chamber are preparing to grab the stick and avoid a government shutdown. There isn’t much time, and any plan will still require principled leadership from the heretofore unprincipled Republican speaker to pull off, but Chuck Schumer is making progress on a plan that just might work.

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Trump made appalling comment about disabled veterans after public event

After Army Captain Luis Avila, who was seriously wounded during his fifth combat tour, appeared in a ceremony with then-President Trump and General Mark Milley, Trump told Milley, “Why do you bring people like that here? No one wants to see that, the wounded.” Even after all we know about the disgraced former president, this somehow manages to be both shockingly atrocious and also right on brand.

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Democratic leaders sideline Senator Menendez amid bribery indictment
Democrat Bob Menendez and his wife were indicted Friday for taking bribes from foreign and domestic sources and acting to further the interests of personal friends and foreign governments. Authorities seized vast sums of cash and gold bars during a raid of the Menendez’s home, and senate Democrats moved quickly to force the New Jersey senator to step down as chairman of the Foreign Relations committee, though they’ve stopped short of calling on him to resign from the senate – at least so far.


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McCarthy overlooks FATAL FLAW in his impeachment inquiry against Biden

No Lie with Brian Tyler Cohen: Big mistake.


US-brokered deal with Israel and Saudi Arabia gains steam
In what would be seen as a diplomatic coup for President Biden, longtime Middle East adversaries appear to be on the brink of a historic diplomatic agreement that would see Saudi Arabia and Israel normalize relations with each other in exchange for security and economic pacts with the United States. Big questions remain, including how much land and autonomy Israel will be asked to give Palestinians, but with the looming threats of Iran, Russia and ISIS rising by the day, all sides seem intent on securing a deal that many thought impossible just a few years ago.


Dallas’ Democratic mayor switches parties to join GOP
Eric Johnson, a longtime Democrat, is now a Republican, making Dallas the largest city in the country with a GOP mayor. While much of the country is stunned, Texas Democrats have long seen the increasingly contrarian Johnson’s defection as a matter of when, not if. “Switching parties? I didn’t even know he was a Democrat,” state Democratic Rep. John Bryant wrote.


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McCarthy blindsided in humiliating GOP debacle

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Humiliated Kevin McCarthy throws in the towel, sends the House home after losing another major vote

Republicans are reaching unheard-of levels of Being in Disarray after GOP hardliners refused to bring a Pentagon funding bill up for a vote, increasing the likelihood of a government shutdown on Oct. 1. “This is a whole new concept of individuals that just want to burn the whole place down. It doesn’t work!” whined McCarthy to the media, while other members of the party texted reporters to say that the GOP caucus is in “f*cking chaos” and a “total sh*tshow.” Republicans are entirely incapable of governing. Let’s hope voters will remember this abject failure to fulfill the most basic requirement of their jobs come next November.

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VIDEO OF THE DAY: Rudy Giuliani hit with devastating new legal news

Fresh off the heels of another serious sexual assault allegation comes very bad news in Rudy’s ongoing defamation trial. Will the shambolic Trump goon be able to grope his way out of financial ruin? Let’s hope not!

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Extremist politicians are passing a new era of Jim Crow laws

Southern Poverty Law Center: Black people’s voting rights are under siege in the Deep South as a wave of undemocratic and deeply racist laws seek to drag America back to the bad old days. The Southern Poverty Law Center is at the forefront of the legal battles to protect the rights of EVERY American to vote, but they need your help. Will you chip in to help them face injustice and fight back against the racist systems that continue harming our communities?


Trump calls on Republicans to shut down the government
The serially indicted “Home Alone 2” cast member, who presided over the longest government shutdown in American history when he somehow occupied the presidency, vigorously urged his servile cronies in Congress to shut down the government in hopes of “defunding the political prosecutions against me.” Once again, the singularly selfish Trump is willing to do anything and everything to save his own skin, no matter the cost to the country and the tens of thousands of federal workers who will suffer during a shutdown.

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Clarence Thomas secretly participated in swanky Koch network donor events
The radical right-wing justice willingly put himself in the extraordinary — and extraordinarily unethical — position of serving as a fundraising draw for a deep-pocketed, ultraconservative network that regularly brings cases before the Supreme Court, including one of the most closely watched of the upcoming term. Thomas belongs nowhere near the nation’s high court, a point he’s proven time and time and time again. Enough already. Democrats should initiate impeachment proceedings the moment they retake the gavel in the House.

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F-35 fighter jets are only “mission capable” 55% of the time, new report says

Oh, great! So glad that we spent $1.7 TRILLION dollars developing this fighter jet that only works half the time, just like how we spent more than $100 billion on littoral combat ships that don’t work, $13 billion on an aircraft carrier that can’t launch planes, and $200 billion on a “future combat system network that was entirely abandoned because — guess what — it didn’t f*cking work! Can someone please explain why the military gets a bigger and bigger budget every year when they seem incapable of producing anything that actually works!?


Rupert Murdoch writes absurd goodbye letter to employees of his company
Displaying all the self-awareness of a tardigrade, the 92-year-old right-wing propagandist wrote to his staff that “self-serving bureaucracies are seeking to silence those who would question their provenance and purpose. Elites have open contempt for those who are not members of their rarefied class. Most of the media is in cahoots with those elites, peddling political narratives rather than pursuing the truth.” Dude…that is you! All of that is what YOU have been doing for the past 30+ years! Are you f*cking KIDDING?


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McCarthy overlooks FATAL FLAW in his impeachment inquiry against Biden

No Lie with Brian Tyler Cohen: Big mistake.


Right-wing Mississippi auditor says several college majors indoctrinate students and should be defunded
Unsurprisingly, Republicans in Mississippi are taking aim at several social sciences and humanities college degree programs and tarring them as “indoctrination.” The evil, wretched, ungodly subjects include, uh, “German Literature” (maybe any discussion of bratwurst is obscene?), Urban Studies (urban?! Scary!), Anthropology, Sociology, German Literature (Goethe outta here!), African American Studies, Gender Studies, and Women’s Studies — basically anything that might have a student consider the perspective of someone who isn’t a white, Christian, heterosexual, American male. Can’t be having our students feel empathy or any kind of deeper understanding of people different than them!


McCarthy refuses to meet with Zelenskyy, claims he just “didn’t have time”
Since the disgraceful GOP called it quits around 3pm yesterday, it’s obvious they actually had plenty of spare time, but Kevin McCarthy is so whipped by the extremists dogging him on his right that he didn’t dare bring the Ukrainian president before Congress. President Biden, on the other hand, warmly welcomed the Ukrainian leader and pledged another huge aid package for our embattled ally.


Elon Musk invaded ex-girlfriend’s voice recording session with a gun
In a very telling and deeply embarrassing anecdote from an upcoming new biography, the billionaire man-child wanted to be in CD Projekt Red’s Cyberpunk 2077 so badly that he barged into the studio where his then-girlfriend Grimes was recording her voiceover lines and demanded he be given a role. To make his point he brought a 200-year-old gun with him and declared to the shocked studio guys that he was “armed but not dangerous.” Grimes later gave the understatement of the century when she remarked that “he’s not good at reading the room.” This clown shouldn’t be in charge of a GameStop, let alone multiple multibillion-dollar companies.


Business bozo Dave McCormick announces run for Pennsylvania Senate seat
McCormick, who previously lost in the 2022 primary to Mehmet Oz, is a villainous hedge fund vampire of the most devious kind, having first worked for the “just lay everyone off and make everyone who is left work harder” McKinsey consulting company, then for the George W. Bush administration, and then as president of the hedge fund Bridgewater Associates. McCormick will be running to unseat Democrat Bob Casey, and unfortunately there is no MAGA bozo to knock him out in the GOP primary this time. It’s time for us to get to work defending Sen. Casey’s seat.


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RUPERT MURDOCH OUT AT FOX NEWS

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Rupert Murdoch steps down as chairman of Fox and News Corp

The diabolical mastermind behind the Fox News white supremacist propaganda network and a vicious, deranged British tabloid empire is finally stepping away, abdicating the throne to his son, Lachlan. It remains to be seen whether this produces any moderation in the extremist content regularly promoted by the network…or if things are about to get a whole lot worse. [RETWEET THAT!]

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VIDEO OF THE DAY: Republican plays dumb with Pete Buttigieg…and instantly regrets it

Congressman Doug Lamalfa thought he could shut Secretary Pete up with some empty talking points…and was swiftly disarmed with the facts.

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Extremist politicians are passing a new era of Jim Crow laws

Southern Poverty Law Center: Black people’s voting rights are under siege in the Deep South as a wave of undemocratic and deeply racist laws seek to drag America back to the bad old days. The Southern Poverty Law Center is at the forefront of the legal battles to protect the rights of EVERY American to vote, but they need your help. Will you chip in to help them face injustice and fight back against the racist systems that continue harming our communities?


House Republicans clash with Attorney General Merrick Garland, accusing him of favoring Hunter Biden
Jim Jordan and his rogue’s gallery of goons dragged the attorney general before the House Judiciary Committee in order to accuse him of *checks notes* giving special treatment to the man that the DOJ literally just indicted on a felony gun possession charge. Riiiiiiiiiiiight.

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Texas teacher fired for showing Anne Frank graphic novel to eighth-graders
Pearl-clutching prudes in southeastern Texas got a teacher FIRED for assigning “The Diary of a Young Girl” by Anne Frank to eighth graders because there is a section of the novel in which Frank wanted to see a female friend’s breasts — famously a sentiment which no eighth grader has ever shared. Far from “protecting kids from groomers,” as the GOP likes to say they are doing, this deeply repressive attitude that demands the censorship of all discussion of sexuality deliberately leaves children less educated and vulnerable to exploitation by conservative adults who don’t like their child brides to ask too many questions.

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Ex-Trump aide Cassidy Hutchinson claims Rudy Giuliani groped her on January 6

A new memoir by key January 6 witness Cassidy Hutchinson accuses the lecherous gargoyle Giuliani of putting his hand in her blazer and up her skirt on January 6, right after the rally that incited the attack on the US Capitol. Given the details from the other sexual assault accusations leveled against Rudy by another former aide, it seems extremely plausible that the apparently perpetually wasted cretin was routinely grabbing women left and right, just like his boss bragged about doing. Rudy Giuliani has been a villainous scumbag for his entire career, but the depths of his depravity — and the pathetic lows to which he’s fallen — are truly remarkable to behold. [RETWEET THAT!]


Democrats score big in special elections
In what we all dearly hope is a great sign for 2024, Democrats won big this week in special elections, reclaiming the Pennsylvania state House and inching one seat away from wresting control of the New Hampshire state House from Republicans after a stunning, 18-point overperformance by newly elected Hal Rafter. It’s reason for cautious optimism…and motivation to work for that kind of winning margin in every county across the nation!


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McCarthy overlooks FATAL FLAW in his impeachment inquiry against Biden

No Lie with Brian Tyler Cohen: Big mistake.


Biden launches US “climate corps”
In a huge win for climate activists and the environment, President Biden used an executive order to create the “Climate Corps,” a job-training program that will seek to help 20,000 young people gain jobs in conservation and clean energy. Republicans forced him to cut a similar program from the Inflation Reduction Act, but the president found a way to get it done anyway!


Fake Trump electors case should stay in Fulton County court, prosecutors argue
Prosecutors shot down the demands of Trump’s fake electors to transfer their cases to federal court by declaring that “these private parties did not transform into public officials by committing a crime.” Hard to argue with that!


Project Veritas suspends all operations indefinitely
At long last, the right-wing muckraking operation that spread countless heinous lies and heavily doctored videos has finally collapsed in on itself, burdened by a series of deeply embarassing scandals and extremely poor management. Good riddance!


“Damning” probe finds 80% of top carbon offset schemes are “likely junk or worthless”
A major investigation has determined that the “carbon offset schemes” that the free market concocted to allow itself to keep polluting without having to make any major changes to their operations are nothing more than hot air. There’s a reason rehab centers don’t let addicts write their own treatment plans!


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Top aide screws Trump in federal trial

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VIDEO OF THE DAY: Longtime aide flips on Trump, screws him in federal trial

The rats are fleeing the S.S. Trump and the latest to abandon him — his former executive assistant Molly Michael — has turned over damning information to federal investigators.

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Federal criminal investigation into Elon Musk broadens time frame and scope

The Department of Justice is criminally investigating personal benefits that Tesla possibly supplied the billionaire tech bozo including the proposed construction of a literal glass house financed with company fund. There’s also a civil investigation opened by the Securities and Exchange Commission. When it comes to abjectly amoral capitalist creeps like Musk, where there’s smoke, there’s usually fire.

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It’s push come to shove in the fight for safe abortion pills!

Center for Reproductive Rights: The maker of mifepristone has just filed an appeal to the Supreme Court to reverse the ruling that would cut off mail-order access to abortion pills, further curtailing access to abortion at a critical time for American women. This is a huge opportunity to restore access to abortion pills, but the legal battle is not going to be easy. Will you chip in to support the Center for Reproductive Rights and their fight to protect our access to medication abortion?


Biden gives UN speech urging the 2023 General Assembly to “preserve peace, prevent conflict”
Striking a radically different posture from his predecessor who regularly attacked our allies and weakened our standing in the world, the president emphasized unity and global cooperation as he addressed the United Nations General Assembly in New York. He reiterated that Ukraine’s interests are the United Nations’ interests, and said the global body must “continue to preserve peace, prevent conflict, and alleviate human suffering.” The president also touted efforts to connect India and Europe, normalize relations between Israel and its neighbors, strengthen African nations’ infrastructure, and insisted he wants to “seek to responsibly manage” competition with China, not decouple from China.

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“Sound of Freedom” producer felt the naked breasts of apparently underage trafficking victim
Fox News and the rest of the Republican evangelical industrial complex ran nonstop, breathless promotion of the QAnon-adjacent “anti-trafficking” film while accusing anyone critical of the movie and its highly questionable depiction of events of being pro-trafficking. Now, it turns out that Paul Hutchinson, an executive producer of the film, touched the naked breasts of an apparently underage trafficking victim during a 2016 undercover operation in Mexico. This comes on the heels of one of the movie’s principal funders being arrested for child kidnapping and the founder of the group featured in the film, “Operation Underground Railroad,” resigning from his own organization after facing sexual harassment allegations from seven women, on TOP of the credible allegations of having actually created a demand for child trafficking in his misguided efforts to rescue children. As with everything associated with American conservatism, hypocrisy and projection abound.

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Hardliners block defense spending bill as GOP civil war worsens

Five members of the super-fascist wing of the already pretty fascist Republican Party — which is to say some of the lunatics in the Freedom Caucus who believe that Kevin McCarthy is not radical enough — blocked debate on their party’s defense spending bill on Tuesday, marking a stunning loss for the embattled Speaker. The development is a clear indication that the civil war within the GOP is escalating rather than cooling off, making it likelier by the day that the country will shoot past the deadline to agree on a federal budget by Oct. 31st, which would in turn trigger a disastrous government shutdown that will fall squarely on Kevin McCarthy.

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Azerbaijan launches attack against Armenian forces in Nagorno-Karabakh
Concerns about a second Armenian genocide are spreading after Azerbaijan announced an “anti-terrorist” campaign in the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh, an ethnic Armenian enclave within Azerbaijan. Already, at least 27 people have been killed and 200 wounded.


Ray Epps, subject of Tucker Carlson’s Jan. 6 conspiracy theories, charged by DOJ
Yet another deranged MAGA conspiracy theory has dramatically imploded as an insurrectionist who Republicans — most notably the former Fox News host — accused of being a federal agent responsible for inciting a false flag attack at the Capitol was hit with one misdemeanor count, disorderly or disruptive conduct on restricted grounds. Unsurprisingly, rather than accepting that they were wrong about Eps being an undercover fed, Republicans are digging in their heels and insisting that the relatively tame nature of the charge proves that he’s a fed. There’s just no winning with these fanatics.


Pennsylvania adds automatic voter registration when renewing driver’s licenses
Notching up yet another victory for American democracy, Democratic Gov. Josh Shapiro announced that he is making it easier for someone to register to vote when they are getting or renewing a driver’s license in Pennsylvania. Under the new format, prompts on the computer screens in driver’s license centers will take the user to a template to register to vote. That leaves it up to them to choose not to register. Previously, prompts on the computer screen first asked the user whether they wanted to register to vote.


Planned Parenthood doctor relieved to be providing full range of services to patients again
Planned Parenthood has resumed offering abortion services in Wisconsin after halting them for more than a year due to the Republican-controlled Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade. Thankfully, the state now has a Democratic Supreme Court for the first time in fifteen years, giving Planned Parenthood confidence that they are safe to resume services — and doctors are rejoicing.


UAW prepares for more auto strikes by Friday if progress remains elusive
United Auto Workers members picketing in Michigan and Ohio urged union leaders to hold firm on their biggest demands on pay hikes and compensation as their first-ever strike against the Big Three automakers hit its fifth day. The UAW says that it will strike against more US plants on Friday if no serious progress is made in talks with automakers, implementing their plan to gradually increase the number of work stoppages as time goes on and the corpo fatcats dig their heels in. For the union makes us strong!


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Jarring new Trump classified docs details revealed

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Trump scribbled to-do lists for assistant on classified White House documents

A long-time assistant for the serially indicted ex-president told federal investigators that Trump repeatedly wrote to-do lists for her on documents from the White House that were marked classified, revealing a degree of recklessness previously unimagined in the Mar-a-Lago case. Prosecutors are going to have a field day with this in court. [RETWEET THAT!]

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VIDEO OF THE DAY: Trump wrecks his own federal case on national TV

During an already-infamous interview, the disgraced ex-president proudly admitted that the Big Lie and the brazenly illegal efforts to overturn the 2020 election — which directly led to the failed insurrection and all of the resulting indictments — originated fully with him. Donald, your co-conspirators thank you for your candor.

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New Democratic star announces run for Congress

Dr. Brian Willams for Congress: This is huge. Dr. Brian Williams is an Air Force veteran, a trauma surgeon, and the face of the next generation of Democratic leaders. Seeing the gruesome effects of gun violence first hand inspired him to take on the NRA and their Republican enablers and fight for the bold change that our country needs so dearly. He was instrumental in the passage of the first gun legisaltion in 25 years, and he’s just getting started. Check out his launch video here and please join us in working to send him to Congress!


Five Americans freed in prisoner swap with Iran are en route to Washington
Although Republicans are predictably trying to spin it as some kind of catastrophe, President Biden racked up a historic diplomatic win by negotiating the release of five Americans imprisoned in Iran in return for releasing a portion of Iranian oil revenue funds previously frozen under long-standing sanctions. This kind of pragmatic statesmanship is a far cry from the saber rattling — and literal assassinations — the Trump administration engaged in against Iran. [RETWEET THAT!]

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Elon Musk says X will charge everyone to use the platform
The right-wing billionaire tech bozo unveiled his most boneheaded change to Twitter — excuse us, X — to date, declaring that all 550 million users will soon have to pay a monthly fee to continue using the service they’ve, uh, enjoyed for free for years. What a deal! For whatever sum of money Elon decides every month you too can be inundated with death threats from neo-Nazis and read the deranged scribblings of professional transphobes.

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Democratic challenger Adam Frisch calls Lauren Boebert’s “Beetlejuice” incident beyond embarrassing and says voters are sick of it

Last election, Frisch lost to Boebert by only 546 votes out of 327,000 ballots cast in the closest congressional race in the entire country. Their rematch is widely expected to be another nail biter, and the QAnon congresswoman’s “Beetlejuice” fiasco certainly won’t win over any new voters. Frisch wasted no time pivoting to what really matters — her constituency — stating, “what’s even worse is her embarrassment in the halls of Congress and those committee meetings when she’s not focused on the job.”

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Republicans propose spending $614 million in public funds on Milwaukee Brewers’ stadium upgrades
But somehow the GOP never can seem to scrounge up enough money for education, or infrastructure, or education, or healthcare, or education, or veterans care, or education, or pandemic prevention, or education, or… [RETWEET THAT!]


Bill Maher postpones return, the latest TV host to balk at working during writers strike
Following the tail-tucked lead of Drew Barrymore, the self-professed “old-school liberal” Bill Maher has caved to righteous union pressure as well. While this development says nothing about Maher, who is only doing the right thing because of the widespread backlash, it does say a lot about the pressure we can all exert when we stand in solidarity with strikers fighting for their future. Shame to scabs everywhere always!


MAGA congressman caught on surveillance footage bowing after verbally assaulting teenage Senate pages in the Capitol
Radical right-wing Rep. and insurrection enthusiast Derrick Van Orden took a celebratory bow after he drunkenly yelled and cursed at a group of teenage Senate pages while giving a late-night tour of the US Capitol in July, according to Democratic Rep. Mark Pocan, who viewed surveillance footage of the interaction. Wisconsin, please vote this dangerous, gun-toting clown out of office next year.


Rudy Giuliani’s former lawyers sue him for more than $1.3 million in unpaid legal fees
Oh, Rudy. It’s been a long, miserable fall from Time Magazine’s 2001 Person of the Year to scandal-plagued, gutter rat podcast huckster. We’ve said it before, but it bears repeating — working for Donald Trump may be hazardous to your health, wealth, and freedom.


US surpasses 500 mass shootings in 2023
What else is there to say at this point? We know how to stop this bloodshed, but Republicans have unilaterally and proactively decided that this is precisely the kind of country we should all live in. It’s good for the Thoughts and Prayers™ industry, at least.


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Trump goes full anti-Semite in Rosh Hashanah attack

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Trump rips DeSantis, calls Florida’s six-week abortion ban “a terrible mistake”

The serial sex pest said the quiet part out loud while taking potshots at Ron DeSantis and Florida’s recently enacted abortion ban during a dumpster fire interview on NBC’s Meet the Press. When repeatedly asked if he would sign a federal abortion ban at 15 weeks, Trump equivocated, “It could be state or it could be federal, I don’t frankly care.” It’s true. Frankly, he doesn’t care. What Trump DOES care about is using evangelical voters yet again to reclaim the White House in 2024. The man is utterly devoid of anything resembling actual values and is willing to use literally anyone to serve a singular purpose — advancing his own self-interest.

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Trump says it was his decision to describe the 2020 election as “rigged”
“You know who I listen to? Myself,” Trump said during his meandering, grievance-filled NBC interview. Uh, yeah, Donnie. We know.

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New Democratic star announces run for Congress

Dr. Brian Willams for Congress: This is huge. Dr. Brian Williams is an Air Force veteran, a trauma surgeon, and the face of the next generation of Democratic leaders. Seeing the gruesome effects of gun violence first hand inspired him to take on the NRA and their Republican enablers and fight for the bold change that our country needs so dearly. He was instrumental in the passage of the first gun legisaltion in 25 years, and he’s just getting started. Check out his launch video here and please join us in working to send him to Congress!


Anti-abortion zealot attorney general of Indiana sues hospital system over privacy of Ohio girl who traveled for abortion
Republican Attorney General Todd Rokita launched his latest legal attack against Dr. Caitlin Bernard, this time feigning concern for the privacy rights of the 10-year-old Ohio rape victim who traveled to Indiana to receive critical abortion care that had been denied her in her home state. It would be nice if Rokita and his fellow Republican goons could muster the same concern for, you know, the PHYSICAL and EMOTIONAL well-being of child rape victims, but clearly that’s asking far too much of them.

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Parkland dad blasts Trump’s “killing babies after birth” lie
Responding to the disgraced ex-president’s preposterous claim that Democrats support an abortion policy that allows doctors to “kill the baby after birth,” gun violence prevention advocate Fred Guttenberg tweeted, “Beyond this being a truly dumb lie, here are facts. My baby was killed after birth because of gun violence. Republicans, by blocking gun violence prevention, apparently support killing babies after birth.”

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Tim Scott swears he’s really dating “lovely Christian girl”

“I’m dating a lovely Christian girl,” the 57-year-old grown man said at the Faith and Freedom Coalition town hall in Iowa. The unmarried South Carolina Republican then quoted the book of Proverbs, stating, “He who finds a wife finds a good thing and obtains favor from the Lord,” before kneeling and asking the crowd to pray for him. Nope. Not weird at all.


Lauren Boebert apologizes for “maybe overly animated” behavior at theater
Lauren Boebert has issued a second apology for her now infamous theater date which saw her get ejected from watching a “Beetlejuice: The Musical” performance after she openly vaped in the audience, groped her companion, and was graphically felt up in kind — in the presence of underage theater-goers, for all those worried about the grooming epidemic apparently sweeping across America. The “take your children to church, not drag bars” congresswoman initially blamed her “public and difficult divorce” for her behavior before pivoting to just being “overly animated” and “a little too eccentric.” Uh, the word you’re actually looking for his “hypocrite,” Lauren.


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Trump’s biggest lifeline in trial quickly evaporates

No Lie with Brian Tyler Cohen: Bad news for Trump.


Mitt Romney and Mike Pence clash in incredibly milquetoast squabble
Retiring Sen. Mitt Romney had very not-pleasant words for former Vice President and erstwhile Trump lapdog Mike Pence, who has vainly tried to distance himself from his former boss following the failed insurrection on Jan. 6, 2021. Romney said no one had been “more loyal, more willing to smile when he saw absurdities, more willing to ascribe God’s will to things that were ungodly than Mike Pence.” Shots fired! Pence responded, “Look, Mitt Romney has no idea what I was doing in the administration. He can go off into retirement.” Language, gentlemen!


Tens of thousands march in NYC to demand end to fossil fuels ahead of UN climate summit
An estimated 75,000 protesters gathered in New York City to compel world leaders — chief among them President Biden — to finally end the use of fossil fuels and try once again to curb catastrophic climate change primarily caused by burning coal, oil, and natural gas. Nearly one-third of the world’s planned drilling for oil and gas between now and 2050 is by US interests, environmental activists calculate. Fun fact: over the past 100 years, the United States has put more heat-trapping carbon dioxide in the atmosphere than any other country, though China now emits more carbon pollution on an annual basis.


Marine Corps searching for lost F-35 after pilot ejects in South Carolina
The US Marine Corps is currently searching for an $80 million F-35 in South Carolina after its pilot ejected from the plane earlier today, following an unspecified “mishap” during a training exercise. The pilot reportedly put the plane on autopilot before safely bailing out. Also — and we aren’t making this up — government officials posted a phone number folks can call should they, you know, happen to come across the unmanned war machine. Far be it from us to tell the US Marine Corps how to handle their business, but for $80 million you think they could’ve thrown in an Apple AirTag or something.


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Trump short circuits at rally on live tv

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VIDEO OF THE DAY: Trump descends into visible confusion on stage during rally

In his latest gaffe-laden speech, the disgraced ex-president served up a self-own for the ages, warning that “cognitively impaired” President Joe Biden could lead the country into “World War TWO” if he wins re-election. “Just think of it. We would be in World War TWO very quickly if we’re going to be relying on this man, and far more devastating than any war,” Trump said out loud with his own mouth into a microphone in front of people and rolling cameras. Directly after rewriting perhaps the largest chapter in world history from the last 100 years, Trump then appeared to suggest he was polling far better than Barack Obama — who is definitely not running for a third term, because, well you know, he legally cannot do so — in his quest to retake the White House next year. A very stable and in no way cognitively impaired genius!

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Texas Republicans acquit Ken Paxton, place him above the law
Ken Paxton, the criminally corrupt attorney general of Texas, was just acquitted by a jury of very-right-wing peers in his historic impeachment trial, proving that, for Republicans, a man with the right politics simply cannot break the law, piles of evidence and common sense be damned.

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New Democratic star announces run for Congress

Dr. Brian Willams for Congress: This is huge. Dr. Brian Williams is an Air Force veteran, a trauma surgeon, and the face of the next generation of Democratic leaders. Seeing the gruesome effects of gun violence first hand inspired him to take on the NRA and their Republican enablers and fight for the bold change that our country needs so dearly. He was instrumental in the passage of the first gun legisaltion in 25 years, and he’s just getting started. Check out his launch video here and please join us in working to send him to Congress!


UAW Rips GM and Ford for laying off workers amid historic strike
Shawn Fain, the president of the United Auto Workers, condemned Ford and General Motors on Saturday after the companies said they plan to temporarily lay off thousands of nonstriking employees, blaming the union’s walkouts at two plants in Michigan and Ohio. Fain called the layoffs completely unnecessary — and an obvious attempt by Ford and General Motors to “put the squeeze on our members to settle for less.”

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Man groped by vaping Lauren Boebert during frisky “Beetlejuice” date owns gay-friendly bar that hosts drag shows
Something, something, we contain multitudes, something, something, maybe this really is all just a simulation.


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California sues Big Oil over decades of climate destruction

The state of California has filed an historic lawsuit against ExxonMobil, Shell, BP, ConocoPhillips, and Chevron, accusing the five oil and gas giants of a decadeslong campaign to mislead the public about the catastrophic threat fossil fuels pose to the climate. The lawsuit makes California the largest economy on the planet to take legal action against fossil fuel companies over their efforts to deceive the world about their destructive — and immensely profitable — business model.


Florida Republicans scrap loyalty pledge to eventual presidential nominee
In a big win for the serially indicted court jester of Mar-a-Lago, the Republican Party of Florida voted Friday to abandon a rule adopted earlier this year requiring all 2024 presidential hopefuls to pledge support to the eventual nominee if they want to appear on March 19 primary ballots in the state. Trump had loudly refused to sign any such pledge, because, well, he’s a “party of one” kinda guy, and there’s simply no room for anyone else at that table, folks.

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Trump’s biggest lifeline in trial quickly evaporates

No Lie with Brian Tyler Cohen: Bad news for Trump.


Former Trump lawyer and co-conspirator Jenna Ellis turns on “malignant narcissist” ex-president
The fellow election theft co-conspirator and one-time staunch defender of the disgraced ex-president finally turned on her former boss — several years and one very damning indictment too late — and declared she will not vote for him in the future because he is a “malignant narcissist” who cannot admit mistakes. Tsk, tsk. If only she could’ve seen the giant, flashing warning signs sooner…


Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders signs law restricting release of her travel, security records
The Republican governor and former Trump White House tall-tale-spinner signed a law conveniently allowing the state to wall off details about the security provided the GOP governor and other constitutional officers, including who travels on the state police airplane and the cost of individual trips. Nothing expresses prudent stewardship like hiding how much taxpayer money you spend on yourself, Sarah.


Vivek Ramaswamy wants to end the H-1B visa program he used 29 times
GOP candidate and dissed Eminem fanboy Vivek Ramaswamy has vowed to “gut” the system for H-1B temporary worker visas shoud he somehow incomprehensibly win the White House. Fun fact: Vivek used the very program in question dozens of times in the past to hire high-skilled foreign workers for the pharma company that built much of his wealth. The program was perfectly serviceable when Vivek needed it, but apparently “bad for everyone involved” now. Government programs for me, bootstraps for thee!


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